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Final Table Takedown: Jay Farber Lives Every Non-Professional Poker Player’s Dream at the World Series of Poker’s Main Event Final Table

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Apr 02, 2014


Jay Farber was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Santa Barbara, California, where he attended Santa Barbara City College and the University of California – Santa Barbara to study business administration. He now resides in Las Vegas. Farber has been playing poker recreationally since he was 14. Farber consistently worked on improving his game by playing cash games in Las Vegas, reading poker forums on the Internet, and talking about poker with his very successful professional poker network of friends. Today he mostly plays mid-to-high stakes live cash games. Farber’s full time job is as a VIP host in Las Vegas. He competed at the 2013 WSOP Europe in the no-limit hold’em main event, finishing in 34th place for €20,250. Farber took home $5,174,357 for his second-place finish in the 2013 WSOP main event in Las Vegas. Event: 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event Players: 6,352 Entry: ...

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